||  

Back to News Listing Hannibal: Rome and Carthage Is Updated

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2011 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

Some improvements, fixes, and changes to keep Carthage marching strong!

Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), and Forced March Games (www.forcedmarchgames.com) are pleased release the comprehensive 1.04 update for their ancients strategy game, Hannibal: Rome and Carthage. The update includes changes to play balance, improved AI, additions to the user interface plus some bug and rare crash fixes.

From Cannae to Zama – Bring the mighty Roman Empire to its knees!

Hannibal: Rome and Carthage in the Second Punic War is a new and innovative turn-based strategy game that puts you in command of the Carthaginian military during a period of total war over land and sea with the young Roman Republic. With this military juggernaut of the ancient world at your disposal, you will vie for control over Italy, Carthage, Spain and the Mediterranean Sea using a combination of strategic political maneuvering and sheer tactical skill both on land and sea. Play consists of two layers; the first is a strategic layer where you must prudently steer your forces to the destruction of Rome’s army and the ultimate destruction of the Republic and city itself. At your disposal are a variety of unit types and historical commanders from which to form your armies.  On the tactical scale, when meeting the enemy in battle, skilled leadership and a knack for war come into play as you use a simple but engaging battle system to best your opponents.

Commanders would do well to be shrewd in both war and politics as they must use diplomacy and cunning to appease and satisfy their own senate while cultivating key alliances in places like Gaul and Syracuse. To ensure that no two games are alike, a variety of historical option cards are available in every game. These cards simulate a variety of plausible events like reinforcements, political influence, revolts, desertion, specialized battle tactics, and more.  The end result is engrossing and addictive turn-based gameplay and a challenging AI opponent that will keep you coming back for just one more challenge and to try just one more different strategy. Hannibal features truly unique historically themed artwork in nearly all aspects of the game. This is coupled with loads of high quality, Ancient period music to make for an immersive and wholly enjoyable experience!

Get the update here. The update is comprehensive and will bring all previous versions of Hannibal: Rome and Carthage to 1.04.Get more information on Hannibal: Rome and Carthage from its official product page.

More Info

Hannibal: Rome and Carthage in the Second Punic War

  ( Views : 9005 )


In Other News..

Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Relics of War Announced!!

Friday, November 24, 2017

Our partnership with Games Workshop generated two of our most beloved series so far: Armageddon and Sanctus Reach. We are now announcing our third, ambitious project created in the Warhammer 40,000 setting.

Warhammer 40,000: Gladius – Relics of War incorporates the dark, gothic, far future science-fantasy setting in ways never tried before. A brand new, deep storyline has been created to combine elements of 4X gameplay with a combat-focused system. The evolution of technology, construction of infrastructures and exploration of an unknown world, goes hand in hand with the management of military resources, including heroes with special abilities and mighty war machines.

Read more...

Order of Battle: Panzerkrieg - Release date announced!

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Panzerkrieg is one if not the most anticipated expansion in the whole Order of Battle series. 
 
It covers the crucial years of 1942-1943, years which were marked by some of the most impressive and massive battles in all of the war. We're talking of battles like Sevastapol, Kharkov, Stalingrad, Kursk, and many more. 

Read more...

Mare Nostrvm updated to version 1.01!

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Hi Everybody!

Mare Nostrvm has been updated to version 1.01! This version brings many improvements and bug fixes, as requested by the community.

In addition, we have a nice news for you! The first Mare Nostrvm Tournament will be open soon!

So better keep training your crew if you don't see them meeting Neptune!

Stay tuned for further updates!

Read more...

Battle of the Bulge is out on PS4!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Battle of the Bulge is out on PS4!

One of the most immediate wargames available, Battle of the Bulge recreates the German offensive of the '44-'45 winter in an innovative way.

The fast-paced gameplay of Battle of the Bulge was perfect for a port to console: we released it on Xbox One a few months ago, and now PlayStation 4 players can enjoy it as well!

Read more...

The Matrix Holiday Sale is here!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The winter festive season is upon us and the Matrix Holiday Sale has just begun!

With hundreds of products available and great deals all around, this is the best moment to celebrate.

If you want you can take a look at this page for a quick review of our most interesting titles on sale!

Read more...

Field of Glory II: Immortal Fire announced!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Centuries before the Rise of Rome, the Ancient World saw the confrontation between the City-States in Greece and the mighty Achaemenid Persian Empire.

“Play your part in the epic events unfolding during this era, including the conquest of the Lydian Empire (in western Asia Minor) by the expanding Achaemenid Persian Empire, the Persian Wars, in which the Greeks of mainland Greece defeated two Persian invasions, the subsequent wars between the victorious Greek city states, the development of a new military system by Philip II of Macedon, his conquest of Greece, the invasion and conquest of the Persian Empire by his son Alexander the Great, and his campaigns beyond Persia into India.”

Read more...

Order of Battle: Panzerkrieg - A look at the new units

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Panzerkrieg is the latest expansion for the Order of Battle series and, as you might imagine, the panzer plays a huge role in it. It's set in the crucial years of 1942 and 1943. Will you manage to tame the Russian bear?

Read more...